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1. conversion into a spray; called also atomization.
2. treatment by a spray.
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Spray production; reduction of a fluid to small droplets.
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Spray production; reduction of a fluid to small-droplets.
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This cannot be explained based on HSVs and the higher concentration of the low [M.sub.v] HEC used in the blend since our previous studies have shown that by itself, low [M.sub.v] HEC produces good atomization and sprayability characteristics (Fig.
The discovery matters because shockwaves would lead to very discontinuous gradients and pressures that could disrupt the liquid and influence atomization, Reitz said.
However, the induction of the vortex clouds and their effects on the development and quality of the spray structures have generally been overlooked especially in case of prespray heated liquid atomization [2].
Leanne Collazzo, current site leader of the Parker facility, has been named the general manager for the new Advanced Atomization Technologies, LLC, Parker said.
In the present paper, atomization of lubricant oil (ISO 10) during compression of R-134a in a household reciprocating compressor is investigated both experimentally and theoretically.
The schematic diagram of the ultrasonic atomization unit is depicted in Fig.
In solvent-based systems, this is almost always caused by a silicone, oil, or grease contaminant, often originating in the air used for atomization. Eliminating the source of the contamination (filter for the air or determining the source) is the best method.
But such shockwaves are not present in the C-Nozzle which is advantageous for gas atomization process.
This is an FDA-listed medical device for nasal drug administration that delivers a topical sinus treatment by applying positive-pressure atomization to the sinuses.
This control demands an understanding of atomization behavior, including recognition of the impact on the performance of fuel properties.
The process of breaking or atomization of the liquid fuel into tiny droplets in the form of a fine spray plays a vital role in various industrial and propulsion applications.